The following article was written by Kimberly Miller – Palm Beach Post and republished with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law on behalf of the South Florida Law Blog. WEST PALM BEACH — Florida homeowners received more than $9.2 billion in home loan help through the historic National Mortgage Settlement negotiated last year, exceeding expectations by $800 million, according to a final progress report released […]
Tag: Housing Recovery
Without first-time home buyers, not only will the housing market recovery remain sluggish, but the entire economy will be unable to fully recover and make it to the next level.
The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for The South Florida Law Blog. Last month, Nevada’s governor signed into law a bill that is supposed to make it easier for banks to foreclose on delinquent loans. Can you say HB 87? That’s the recently enacted Florida law designed to deal with Florida’s backlog of foreclosures in the […]
Roy Oppenheim’s, commentary was originally published on Yahoo Homes! and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission Yahoo! Contributor Network . Jun 17, 2013 “Share your voice on Yahoo! websites.” COMMENTARY |Although the real estate market is beginning to make a comeback, the mess left behind from the economic recession will undoubtedly take much longer to […]
The following publication was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. Last week, I attended “A View from the Bench,” a semiannual rite sponsored for the past several years by The Daily Business Review. For the past few years, the topic has been one that is near and dear to my heart: Foreclosures. The nice […]
The investors are coming. The investors are coming. Well, actually, they’re already here. But, unlike in the movie “The Russians are Coming” the investors are quite organized and helping to fuel the housing recovery. They have been sucking up inventory like blood-thirsty mosquitoes. Considering that investors and flippers were partly to blame for the housing bubble of the last decade, […]
An edited version of this post by Roy Oppenheim was first published in US News and World Report’s Home Front Blog and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. It has been my belief from day one that any real economic recovery must have housing at its core. In that vein, any attempt to regulate the […]